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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2010-03-05 21:43:55 (GMT)
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-03-06 19:26:44 (GMT)
commit5e79d96eed306a8b4af67b3f35f6867edfabeebc (patch)
treefdd6da6cc21c874b386e40ac9d7e5b8de6441cb9 /scripts/checkpatch.pl
parent08e4436566250cb98b3f3ac37643b1cf09481256 (diff)
checkpatch: warn on unnecessary spaces before quoted newlines
Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Cc: Andy Whitcroft <apw@shadowen.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts/checkpatch.pl')
-rwxr-xr-xscripts/checkpatch.pl5
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index cf4e44c..a4d7434 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -1394,6 +1394,11 @@ sub process {
WARN("line over 80 characters\n" . $herecurr);
}
+# check for spaces before a quoted newline
+ if ($rawline =~ /^.*\".*\s\\n/) {
+ WARN("unnecessary whitespace before a quoted newline\n" . $herecurr);
+ }
+
# check for adding lines without a newline.
if ($line =~ /^\+/ && defined $lines[$linenr] && $lines[$linenr] =~ /^\\ No newline at end of file/) {
WARN("adding a line without newline at end of file\n" . $herecurr);

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